The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.24% 5.16% 3.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.15% 61.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 11
Average salary £76,500 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.12% 8.45% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 27
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £65,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) RUP
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Release Management
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (40.00%) Product Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Replication
4 4 (26.67%) Unified Process
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) PDM
4 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (26.67%) Data Mart
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Mart
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (26.67%) ERwin
1 4 (26.67%) InstallShield
2 3 (20.00%) Bower
2 3 (20.00%) Grunt
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Data Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Development Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) COM
2 4 (26.67%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) WS-I
2 4 (26.67%) XBRL
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) Taxonomies
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) RUP
2 6 (40.00%) Release Management
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (40.00%) Product Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Unified Process
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) PDM
3 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Informatica
3 4 (26.67%) Talend
4 2 (13.33%) IBM